Lucent Technologies: Global Supply Chain Management 

Factors behind the Original Supply Chain Strategy   The original supply chain network strategy that was used by the company for Asian countries before 1996 was basically U.S. centric. Asia was at its peak and was the development hub of the world with massive economic development kicking off in the region. The company had two […]

Fast, Global, and Entrepreneurial: Supply Chain Management, Hong Kong Style 

Introduction of the company Li & Fung Li & Fung was founded as a broker company by the grandfather of Victor Fung in 1906 in Canton.In 1976 Victor and his brother wanted to turn the company into something different. For this purpose, both brothers took the company through different stages.Firstly,by becoming regional sourcing agent and […]

Supply Chain Partners: Virginia Mason and Owens & Minor 

Introduction Virginia Mason is private non for profit organization which is offering medical care facilities in western Washington. The Virginia Mason is operating a clinic network with 336 licensed beds and the numbers of physicians who are working in the Virginia Manson are 400. Although it is a non for profit organization but the Virginia […]

Supply, Demand, And Changes In The Equilibrium 

ANSWER TO (A) Tariff is the tax or duty that is to be paid for a class of imports or exports. Considering the market of Barley in China, the exports of barley to China are almost 9% of the exports of agricultural products of Australia. China is allowing a tariff free import of barley form […]

Hewlett-Packard: Performance Measurement In The Supply Chain 

BACKGROUND Hewlett-Packard (HP) is an American multinational information technology company, which was founded in 1939 by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard. HP has become one of the leading provider of information technology infrastructure, global services, personal computing and access devices, printing equipment to business and home consumers around the globe. The strength of the company […]